Cats and kittens are cute and endearing, which goes a long way toward making them such popular pets. If you’ve been mulling over the idea of getting one, then this post is just for you. For a happy life with your cat, you should try to understand its needs and mannerisms, especially through its different life stages.

Having an idea of the big picture of your new life with a cat is important. The following post will help you paint that picture for yourself:

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Cat Care 101: A Guide for New Cat Owners

If you are a new cat or kitten owner, you probably have a lot of questions about caring for your new friend. As you may already know or will soon find out, cats are so many things: fun, playful, independent, loving, curious, smart, and often very entertaining. Since you’re online seeking information about cat care, your pet is lucky to have a caring owner.

Cats are easy pets to care for and relatively low-maintenance. Once you’re familiar with the basics of feeding, litter boxes, grooming, general health, and safety, all you have to do is love and enjoy your cat.

In Cat Care 101, you’ll learn about the essential topics new cat owners should become familiar with to have a happy and healthy pet. You’ll also learn helpful cat care tips and advice from a long-time cat owner. Read more at Pet Helpful…

Learning that a cat is a low-maintenance pet should encourage you a great deal. Even so, there are specific needs that will require your attention in the long-run. For instance, there are special needs a cat will have at different stages of its life. The following post goes into more detail about this:

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Cat Life Stages: Providing the Best Care for Your Cat at Any Age

When you think of cat life stages, you might think that they consist of kittenhood, adulthood and senior age. You might also think that once a cat reaches adulthood, there isn’t much difference between cat care in adults and younger cats. If that’s the case, you’ll be surprised to learn that, according to International CatCare, cats go through six distinct life stages, all of which have their own care and feeding requirements. Keep reading to learn which of the cat life stages your cat falls into, and how you can provide your cat with the best care and nutrition for her age. Please keep in mind that some cats mature quicker than others, so it is important to check with your vet to make sure she is getting the right nutrition as she grows. Read more at Hill’s Pet…Finally, if you’re planning to get a female cat and hope to someday get kittens from her, are you sure how to best care for her? The following post gives insight into this:

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Post-Natal Care of a Cat and Her Newborn Kittens

Your cat has given birth to a litter of kittens. Now is the time for you to step in and help her care for them. But be very careful: your mother cat is fragile at this stage, and you could do more harm than good if you interfere as she gets used to her kittens.

New Kitten Care

The first two to three weeks are the most crucial for a mother cat and her newborn kittens. The kittens should be developing rapidly, and the mother will usually show symptoms of any postpartum problems by this time.

Keep the mother cat and her babies in a quiet part of the house; a separate room is ideal, and make sure the room is warm enough. Chilling is one of the most critical dangers to newborn kittens. Let the mother cat set the pace for your attention. If she is a longtime companion and resident, she may welcome your visits. Read more at The Spruce Pets…

Learning all you can about cat care is essential for the health and happiness of your kitty. But don’t stop there, try to be the best cat owner possible in every way. Part of that means placing them with the best cat boarding facilities whenever you have a need. In Greenville, SC, the solution is Fur Babies Pet Resort, your #1 cat care provider. Call us today at 864-375-4100 to book a spot for your kitty or to get more information.